Support your students as they engage with this John Steptoe New Talent Award winning text and construct their independent responses! This one-pager can be used as a guided notes activity, individual literacy work, or review for unit assessments. Aligns with Fountas & Pinnell Sixth Grade Read Aloud selections and unit plans.
When the Beat Was Born tells the story of music pioneer DJ Kool Herc and the creation of Hip Hop! This text can be used to connect with students' prior knowledge of hip hip and their personal interests/assets as well! This text facilitates engaging discussions about ingenuity, hard work, immigration, family, and cultural issues.
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